Special Olympic Athlete Is Boston Marathon Bound

Running helped Andrew cope, control behavior as a child

Andrew Peterson wasn’t always a runner. The Special Olympics athlete was born with fetal alcohol syndrome, which affects those exposed to alcohol in utero. At just three weeks old, Andrew was found alone in a Madison County home, nearly paralyze... Read More

‘Tis the Season to Get Moving

How to Stay Active During the Holidays at the YMCA

The holiday season is upon us! At the Y we are enjoying the change of seasons and festive celebrations. There is so much to be thankful for, and the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA is thankful to service the Westside community this past year. However,... Read More

The Freedom 5K Results are in!

Freedom 5K Results

We held our Inaugural Freedom 5K on Saturday, July 7th and it was a success! With great weather and a fantastic turn out, we could not have asked for anything more. Thank you to Delta & U.S. Army for making the event possible! Here are the ... Read More

Wishbone 5K a Thanksgiving Tradition

Wishbone 5K a Thanksgiving tradition, year after year for many

Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November and take part in traditions passed from generation to generation. The aroma of pumpkin pie baking, preparing Grandma's homemade dressing, turkey leftovers, the Thanksgiving parade an... Read More

Marathon Man

The Year that Jon Joined the Y Changed His Life

Jon lived one block from the YMCA, but never stepped foot inside. He didn’t work out, nor did his wife, until they decided to make a change – to be better and healthier. They joined the YMCA at the City Market and Jon was encouraged to sign up fo... Read More